Thursday, February 2, 2017

Bell 206L-1 LongRanger 1, GM Leasing Co. Inc., N519EH: Accident occurred February 01, 2017 at Carson Airport (KCXP), Carson City, Nevada

GM LEASING CO LLC:   http://registry.faa.gov/N519EH

FAA Flight Standards District Office: RENO FSDO WP-11

NTSB Identification: GAA17CA132
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 01, 2017 in Carson City, NV
Aircraft: BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON 206L 1, registration: N519EH

NTSB investigators will use data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator, and will not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

HELICOPTER WAS CONDUCTING PRACTICE MANEUVERS AND EXPERIENCED A DYNAMIC ROLLOVER, CARSON CITY, NEVADA

Date: 02-FEB-17
Time: 00:46:00Z
Regis#: N519EH
Aircraft Make: BELL TEXTRON
Aircraft Model: 206L
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: SUBSTANTIAL
Activity: CORPORATE
Flight Phase: MANEUVERING (MNV)
Operation: 91
City: CARSON CITY
State: NEVADA

Crews are investigating a helicopter crash at the Carson Airport Wednesday night.

The Carson City Fire Department says that a pilot and a passenger were practicing touch downs when the aircraft tipped over.

Emergency crews were called to the scene just before 5:00 p.m. 

No injuries were reported in the crash.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will begin their investigation of the crash Thursday morning.

The Carson Airport was closed for a few hours while authorities investigated the crash.

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